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I use urge to rip songs off a cd and then sync them onto an IPOD. The IPOD (G) drive is showing the files but they won't play what am I missing

My daughters IPOD is new. I ripped songs off a CD and Sync them onto the IPOD. The are showing that they are on the IPOD but they won't plat. They are showing WMP files.

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Re: I use urge to rip songs off a cd and then sync them...

Make sure the songs are in the correct format. Make sure the songs are not AAC, WAV, streaming, or some other non-supported format
Mp3 players are more complicated than ever. This player may only accept DRM-encrypted WMA files. I would first check the songs that you have downloaded to make sure they did not have "temporary" licenses with a fixed end date. You can do this by right clicking on an individual song, clicking on properties, and selecting the "license," "digital rights mgmt" or "media usage rights" tab - the wording varies by configuration. It will give you info on the license. If the song says that it has no license, it will not work with this player. One remedy is to use mp3 converter software to convert all of those wma files to Mp3's - I don't know of any free ones, but you can certainly look for free Mp3 Converters. Another remedy on unlicensed songs is to hit the "acquire license" link in the license tab, if one exists.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on May 24, 2008

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How do i download music to my mp3

MP3 players can only play music files in mp3 file format. You can download mp3 music files onto your computer and then copy them to your MP3 player.
For CD disks you need to convert your CDs to mp3 music files onto yourcomputer or download them from the Internet and then copy them to your MP3player.
You can do this using Windows Media player and Rip the CDs - Media Player willcreate a MP3 music file for each music track.
Click on this link for instruction on converting music files to mp3 file format:-

Jul 02, 2011 | Sylvania MP3 & Digital Media Players

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I will try and make this as short as possible and hope you understand what I am asking. I just got an Ipod Classic last month and signed up with Itunes and then downloaded about 1300 songs from my cd...

You can't "backwards sync" (put music from your iPod back onto your computer) through iTunes. When you went to sync after you got your fixed computer back, I'm assuming iTunes tried to copy what was in iTunes (nothing) to your iPod, which probably is what caused these problems.

Assuming you still have the music on your iPod, I would recommend transferring the music from your iPod back to your computer (to a folder other than iTunes), restoring your iPod to factory settings, then moving all of the music files into iTunes and re-syncing your iPod.

There are two programs that are available to transfer songs from your iPod back onto your computer. The first is iDump and the second is YamiPod. I have found that iDump is the better of the two.
The link for iDump is:

Hope this helps!

May 14, 2011 | Apple iPod classic MP3 Player

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How can i download songs to my ipod?

First you need to install Itunes on your pc. Then plug your Ipod into your pc. The pc should recognize it and you can name your product (ex. MY IPOD, or whatever you want to call your device). If you have acquired a used ipod from someone then it will ask you to erase and sync. You can only have your ipod synced to one library. You then need to load your itunes with the music you want on your player. This is fairly straight forward process. You can either load files onto it or insert a cd in and rip the music to your itunes. Once you have the music in your library plug your ipod in the library will recognize it and sync the entire library to your player or you can make playlists to sync certain songs to it.... hope this helps

Apr 05, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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Need to download the cd for a 30 gb ipod on my comp. so i can wipe the songs off of it i just picked it up at a pawn shop for my son

You can rip the cd to mp3, and then add into iTunes, sync the songs to your iPod.
If you don't know how to rip CD to mp3 file, I think this step by step guide would help you
Hope it helps. Contact me if you have any other question.

Mar 02, 2010 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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I have not been able to copy CD's onto the MP3 player. I keep getting a formatting error when trying to convert even though I am using WMA and have tried MP3.

mdcope2 - delete the msuic files that you already ripped from CD off the GoGear. If you Rip a song in WMA, and then re-rip it in Mp3 format, when you go to sync the mp3 file, the GoGear will basically ignore the new file, because it thinks that the file is already on the GoGear since it has almost the same name. Once you have deleted the affected songs, re-Rip the songs in Mp3 format using Windows Media Player. This time, when you go to sync the songs, it will work.

Guest - to load video files onto the GoGear, you have to convert and sync them through the Philips Media Converter - no other method will work.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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Sansa fuze 2gb some sync'ing some not on windows media 11

Go into Windows Media Player --> click the black arrow under the Rip tab --> Rip Options --> Format --> Mp3

Now re-rip the songs from CD
Delete the versions of the songs that you just ripped from your mp3 player
Now Sync the newly-ripped versions in mp3 format

You should be good to go now

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Feb 01, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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Apple Shuffle MP3 Player, won't play.

Your IPod will only play iTunes files and these are encrypted. Visit the below site and install ITunes 8. You will be able to rip your Cd’s into this software and convert into ITunes to play on the IPod
Good Luck

Dec 02, 2008 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

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Mp3 won''t work

I've never heard of audio CD being block before from playback. Try this:

Reset your Ipod back to factory settings.

Drag and drop your songs from Itunes into your player. Do not use playlists.

Playback the songs from Itunes using the Ipod player as the file location. If playback is working, undock you Ipod from the computer and play again using the MP3 player.

Dec 02, 2008 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

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I found nofiles when trying to play somgs from mp3 player

Instead of dragging the songs directly to the player, use windows Media Player to transfer the songs instead - erase all of the ones that you have dragged on to the player first before proceeeding.

The instructions in these pages, which are largely links, pertain to Windows Media Player 10 and 11 only.

Windows Media Player is made by Microsoft. The general help page for Windows Media Player is:

Through this link, you can enter a variety of search terms that will help you find what you are looking for (exs.: “add files to my mp3 player”; “delete files from my mp3 player,” etc.)

Important Vocabulary:

The code word for “mp3 player” in Windows Media Player is “DEVICE” or “portable device”

The code word for adding files is “SYNC,” “syncing,” or “synchronizing”

The code word for copying files from CD is “RIP,” or “ripping”

The code word for files stored on both My Computer and my Mp3 player (when it is connected to the computer) is “LIBRARY”

To add files (SYNC) to your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To add files (SYNC) to your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

My Directions:

1. Connect your mp3 player to the computer

2. Open Windows Media Player

3. Click on the icon of your Mp3 player on the left-hand side of the Library

4. Click on the Songs, Tracks, or other Music Folder

5. Find a song or songs that you want to delete

6. Left-click the song once to highlight it

7. Press the “Delete” button on your computer’s keyboard

To copy (RIP) files from CD to Mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To copy (RIP) files from CD to Mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

Jul 05, 2008 | Samsung YP-U3 MP3 Player

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10sec play

try reseting it. then resyncing your ipod. to reset it, simply push the middle button down, and the menu button at the same time. a few seconds later and the ipod should reset. then sync the song that had the problem onto the ipod and see if it works. (no point in syncing all your songs becuase if reseting it doesnt work you wasted alot of time syncing songs for nothing)

best of luck : )

Jan 22, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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